Vote for local project – On the Waterfront

Local charity, the Floating Classroom’s project On the Waterfront is through to the final of the People’s Millions! They are about to go head-to-head with one other project in a public vote. The winner has their project funded; the loser gets nothing.

If they win the project On the Waterfront will provide film-making workshops for children at four schools in North Westminster, including Edward Wilson School in Westbourne. The children will research the histories of their neighbourhoods and the canals that run through it and then shoot short films based on these stories. They will try their hand at script-writing, scenery-making, performing, sound recording and filming. The project will culminate in a community premiere to celebrate the children’s achievements.

A TV feature about On the Waterfront will be shown on ITV’s London Tonight on TUESDAY 23 NOVEMBER between 6-6.30pm.  Phone lines open at 9am and close at midnight on Tuesday 23 November.

You can vote 10 times from every phone line that you have. From a BT line it costs 10p per call which is a total £1.00 for 10 votes – a very small price for victory!

The telephone number to vote will be released on the morning of the 23 November– to find the number please check the website  or  on 23 November.

Alternatively you can register to vote and will be sent the number to call on the morning of the 23 November.

There are four ways YOU can help:

1)     Register to vote on the 23 November: please send your name, telephone number and email address to and they’ll contact you on the day to remind you to vote. Remember you can vote 10 times from any number!

2)     Just vote on the day using any number you can call from – remember you can call up to 10 times from each number

3)     Tell all your friends and family to either register to vote or watch the programme on the 23 November and then vote for us

4)     Stay in touch by becoming a Friend of the Floating Classroom on Facebook or a Follower of @floatingclassro on Twitter.

The Floating Classroom really needs this funding to be able to continue offering exciting and fun learning activities to children in Westminster – please help them!